Rural women's health : mental, behavioral, and physical issues /

Rural Women's Health encompasses the breadth and depth of the unique physical and psychological needs facing rural women throughout the United States and Canada, and identifies positive interventions and outcomes. Raymond T. Coward, founding editor of The Journal of Rural Health, along with fiv...

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Other Authors: Coward, Raymond T.
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY : Springer, ©2006.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Behavioral health of rural women: challenges and stressors / Pamela L. Mulder and Warren Lambert
  • Policy issues affecting the success of a rural women's health agenda / Kathleen M. McNamara
  • Differences in mental health indicators and psychotropic drug use between rural and nonrural older women / Carol Hancock Gold, Kelli L. Dominick, Frank M. Ahern, and Debra A. Heller
  • Obesity in rural women: emerging risk factors and hypotheses / Christine M. Olson and Caron F. Bove
  • Preterm delivery and low birthweight among rural women: the importance of the preconceptual physical and mental health status / Marianne M. Hillemeier, Carol S. Weisman, Gary A. Chase, and Megan Romer
  • Mental health parity still evading rural women / Jane Nelson Bolin
  • Mental health care utilization and expenditures among rural women / Judith Shnogle
  • Understanding mental health service use among rural women / Sarah Gehlert, Kelly Kovac, In Han Song, and S. Ann Hartlage
  • Behavioral risk factors, chronic diseases, health care access and health status of rural American Indian women in Oklahoma / Janis E. Campbell, Zoran Bursac, and Lisa Perkins
  • The role of resources in the emotional health of African American women: rural and urban comparisons / Paula Y. Goodwin, Sharon Wallace Williams, and Peggye Dilworth Anderson
  • Effects of race and poverty on perceived stress among rural women / Janice C. Probst, Charity G. Moore, and Elizabeth G. Baxley
  • Evaluation of nutrition education and exercise in a health promotion and wellness program for older adults / Cathy B. Parrett
  • Providing education and health care to rural communities using telehealth / Denise L. Jameson
  • A research agenda for the future: linking the mental, behavioral and physical health of rural women / Luanne E. Thorndyke.